News & Announcements

Daily School Absence Report

The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here

First Day Update

Posted September 5, 2023

Dear Mustang Families,  What a day it was back at school! Students were excited to be back and eager to learn and make new friends. Routines are quickly being established and students are settling into the rhythm of a new school year already. Thanks for all that ...

September 2023 Communications

Posted August 31, 2023

September 2023 Communications Newsletter.pdf The September Communications Newsletter is out! This is the monthly public-facing newsletter from the communications department.  In this month's issue we have information about: Important information to start the new school year UGDSB Pathways, a ...

Welcome Back: Important Information to Start the 23/24 School Year

Posted August 29, 2023

Welcome Back PMPS Mustang Families! It is hard to believe that August is almost over. We hope everyone had a safe and happy summer! We are excited to start the 2023/2024 school year. Staff have been working hard to get the building ready for our students.  ...

Back to school 2023-24: School operations and health and safety information

Updated August 30, 2023

The Upper Grand District School Board looks forward to welcoming all students, staff and families this September. Please see below for important school operations and health and safety information. In-Person Learning We are looking forward to welcoming back the majority of our students to in-person learning for the 2023-24 school year.  We have a ...

Elementary School Organizations

Posted August 28, 2023

September 2023 Elementary School Organizations Schools have built class lists based on their tentative organizations. Changes may be necessary at your child(ren)’s school in order that our Board remains compliant with Ministry parameters (see below). Any changes would be implemented by Monday, September 18th. Principals do not have the option of ...

Reminder for parents/guardians: Student Accident Insurance

Posted August 28, 2023

Parents and guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on school premises or during school activities. Accidents can and do happen and the costs involved might not be fully covered by Provincial health care or employer group insurance plans.

Elementary Registration Day is just around the corner – Here’s what you need to know

Posted August 24, 2023

Elementary Registration Day is happening August 29, 2023, between 1:00-4:00 p.m., at all Upper Grand District School Board elementary schools. Only new students to the UGDSB are required to register for the 2023-24 school year. If your child attended a UGDSB school last year, you do not need to re-register. Please register at your local school. To determine which school your child is eligible to attend, visit the UGDSB’s School Locator.

Professional Activity Day Description – Sept. 18, 2023

Updated August 28, 2023

Kindergarten to Grade 3 teachers will receive professional learning on early reading instruction, universal design for learning, and screening. to ensure educators are prepared to support their students in a manner consistent with the recommendations in the Ontario Human Rights Commission’s Right to Read report for the full school year. Additionally, staff will focus on the implementation of the new Language curriculum in grades 1 – 8 and on embedding high yield strategies in reading across the various subject curriculum areas. In Secondary schools, teachers will continue professional development on the de-streamed grade 9 course and on effective practices for teaching reading across various subject areas. Furthermore, enhancing teacher efficacy in supporting students to consolidate foundation knowledge and skills in Grade 9 destreamed English will be a focus of this professional learning time.

Our Last PMPS Weekly Update/ News for New School Year

Posted June 27, 2023

Have a wonderful summer PMPS Mustang Families! I have one last update for you. 

What a busy and fun last week of school we are having. We celebrated our grade eights who are off to high school in the fall. They are a fine group of young ...

PMPS Weekly Update June 21st, 2023

Posted June 21, 2023

Good Evening Mustang Families, It’s been another great  week at Princess Margaret. Thank you to all of our families who were able to come out to our Arts and Family Fun Night evening. We hope you enjoyed the beautiful artwork,  our school choir, the games, the watermelon ...

One Voice, One Team Camp & Last Chance for Picture Orders

Posted June 16, 2023

Hello, The end of the year is almost here! Congratulations to you - summer is just around the corner and we know you can't wait. This is a reminder to all parents and students: don't forget to purchase your 2022-2023 school photos from Edge. School photos are the perfect way to start ...

Early Reading Resources

Posted June 16, 2023

EARLY READING RESOURCES: to promote summer reading  The 'Big 5+ Ideas' of Reading Development: A Guide to Supporting at Home. (English Version)

Babysitting Course

Posted June 16, 2023

Babysitting Programs

PMPS Weekly Update June 8th, 2023

Posted June 14, 2023

Good Evening Mustang Families, It’s been another busy week, but an odd week at PMPS. Students may be feeling frustrated as they have been inside for recess, gym and DPA, as well as the postponed Compass Run. This is of course is all due to the air ...

PMPS Weekly Update June 14th, 2023

Posted June 14, 2023

Good Evening Mustang Families, A reminder that tomorrow evening is our Arts Night and Family Fun Night from 530-7pm. We hope to see everyone out. More details are below.  It’s been another good week at Princess Margaret. Mrs. Smith’s class is working hard on our community ...
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